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Who's Behind The Mass Stabbing In China?

The government is accusing Muslim separatists, known as Uighurs, for the knife attacks that killed 29 at a train station. But the government hasn't provided hard evidence so far.
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Pope Francis Lets A Vulgarity Slip During Vatican Address

It was a simple slip of the tongue, they say. But when the pope accidentally utters a vulgar word in a public speech, people notice.
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There's A Recent Precedent For Russia's Action In Ukraine

The current crisis in Ukraine has echoes of 2008 when Russian troops intervened in a breakaway region in Georgia. In that instance, the West threatened to punish Russia but took little action.
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'Blade Runner' Trial Becomes Media Frenzy

Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is on trial in South Africa for the killing of his girlfriend. Parts of the trial will be televised live. The BBC's Nomsa Maseko talks about the latest in the case.
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Listeners In Uproar About Scott Lively Interview

Listeners were offended by what anti-gay evangelical leader Scott Lively said in a recent interview, and many were angry that he got air time. Tell Me More responds to listeners' concerns.
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Russia Denies Issuing Ultimatum Or Warning Ukraine Of 'Storm'

Russian media say a stern message has been delivered: Ukraine must surrender Crimea, or a full-on military assault could begin Tuesday. Russia disputes that account.
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Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty, Witness Tells Of Hearing Screams

The murder trial of the South African sprinter known as the "Blade Runner" has begun. He's accused of killing his girlfriend. Oscar Pistorius say she mistook her for an intruder.
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After Entering Crimea, Where Will Russia Stop?

President Vladimir Putin's forces have effectively taken over the peninsula. Now, the world is watching anxiously to see if Russian troops move into other parts of Ukraine.
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France Mourns Filmmaker Alain Resnais

Prolific French film-maker Alain Resnais died over the weekend at the age of 91. Resnais' films captured international awards over seven decades. And, he was making movies up until the very end.
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It Wouldn't Be Carnival In Brazil Without Giant Puppets

The northeastern town of Olinda throws as good a Carnival party as anywhere else in Brazil, but its celebrations are marked by giant puppets. It's been a tradition there for 100 years.

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